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May 29: Security beefed up in Kwara

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Ahead of the May 29, 2023 inauguration in Kwara state, the state police command, has beefed up security to mitigate any act of criminality before, during and after the ceremony.

The state Police Commissioner, Paul Odama, according to the spokesman of the command, Okasanmi Ajayi, in Ilorin on Saturday, has ordered an all round the clock security strategy to ensure a hitch-free event across the length and breadth of the state.

The spokesman of the command, said, “police men and women, attached to special forces and tactical units, including conventional officers, have been deployed to patrol the towns and major streets and all government facilities in the state to forestall any breakdown of law and order in the state.

“The citizens must have noticed movements of security patrols in the state in the course of the week, especially in Baruten LGA and Kwara Central as part of the arrangements on the ground to ensure no act of criminality is allowed.”

He said the patrols would be sustained for tighter security of the lives and property of the citizens and residents of all parts of Kwara State.

“Consequently, the command is assuring the good people of Kwara State of her safety before, during, and after the inauguration ceremony.

“Motorized and foot patrols by security forces led by the police will be a common sight in the state from now on; as such, the people are advised not to panic and to be law-abiding at all times,” the statement further stated.

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